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Wahkiakum Autism Walk receives $5,300 donation

After the 2nd Annual Wahkiakum Autism Walk was cancelled due to the Covid-19 virus, the organizer’s decided it would be best to wait until next year before attempting any fundraising activities. That is when Beau Renfro, owner of Renfro Ventures...

 

GWTR canceled

The Wahkiakum County 4-H Council has decided to cancel this year’s Great White Tail Run. The annual event benefitting the local 4-H program will continue next year on May 15. The art design contest winners will be awarded prizes and their entries...

 

WSU Kid's Garden Workshop: Making Homemade Paper from Plants

On May 1 from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m., WSU Master Gardener Karen Adams will teach children (ages 6-16) how to make homemade paper. Send a friend a card and some flowers when you make plantable paper. The program can be accessed on-line by Zoom or by...

 

Commerce provides $9 million in rent and energy assistance

The Department of Commerce last week provided up to $1,000 in rental assistance and up to $500 in energy assistance for households that qualify for the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The crisis funding will be...

 

Vista Park re-opening Tuesday

Port District 2 of Wahkiakum County has decided to reopen Skamokawa Vista Park for limited day use effective May 5. Manager Jeff Smith said that in accordance with Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-25.2, the port encourages all visitors to observe...

 

WSU Master Gardener workshops

On Tuesdays from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m., WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line programs focused on gardening in Cowlitz County. The programs can be accessed on-line by Zoom or by calling in by phone. To register for free, contact Gary Fredricks...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 30, 2020

School recognized for students' improvement

J.A. Wendt Elementary School and John C. Thomas Middle School were recognized recently by the State Board of Education and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for their gains in educating two sub-populations of their student body. In...

 

Wahkiakum County courts cancel jury trials through July 6

Wahkiakum County Courts (Superior Court, District Court, and County Clerk) continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, and to collaborate with state officials and the Wahkiakum County Health Department to ensure the health and safety of our courts,...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    April 30, 2020

Governor eases restrictions on Tuesday

Last Friday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced a four-phase plan to ease restrictions from the state's coronavirus stay-at-home order. While more activities are allowed starting Tuesday, May 5,...

 

How to properly wear a face mask to slow the spread of coronavirus

To slow the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public places where social distancing is difficult to maintain, such as grocery...

 

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